Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Philadelphia
2011-12 Season Game No. 20 at Madison Square Garden
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Rangers vs. Flyers Pregame Notes
* The Rangers have won their last two games against the Flyers, out-scoring Philadelphia, 10-2, in those contests.
* The Blueshirts won their last meeting at MSG, 7-0, on Mar. 6, 2011; the seven-goal spread tied the Rangers' season-high for largest margin of victory.
* New York ranks 19th with a 5-1-1 (11 pts) record at home; Philadelphia ranks first with a 7-2-1 (15 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers have posted a 1-1-0 record vs. Atlantic Division opponents; the Flyers are 2-0-1 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* Henrik Lundqvist has posted a 16-10-3 record with a 2.75 GAA and three shutouts in 31 career regular season games vs. Philadelphia; Martin Biron is 9-7-2-0 with a 2.18 GAA in 18 career regular season games vs. the Flyers.
* Brad Richards leads the Rangers with 23 assists and 30 points in 31 career regular season games vs. Philadelphia; Dan Girardi has tallied more assists/points (17 assists) against the Flyers than any other team during his career.
* New York lists three former Flyers on its roster: Martin Biron (2006-07 to 2008-09); Steve Eminger (2008-09); Ruslan Fedotenko (2000-01 to 2001-02).
* Philadelphia lists four former Rangers on its roster: Jaromir Jagr (2003-04 to 2007-08); Jody Shelley (2009-10); Blair Betts (2005-06 to 2008-09); Ian Laperriere (1995-96).
All Time -- Rangers vs. Flyers
At MSG: 57-47-23-4
At Philadelphia: 53-60-14-3
2010-11 Review -- Rangers vs. Flyers
Nov. 4 Rangers 1, Flyers 4 at Philadelphia
Dec. 18 Rangers 1, Flyers 4 at Philadelphia
Jan. 16 Rangers 2, Flyers 3 at MSG
Feb. 20 Rangers 2, Flyers 4 at MSG
March 6 Rangers 7, Flyers 0 at MSG
April 3 Rangers 3, Flyers 2 (SO) at Philadelphia
2011-12 Rangers vs. Philadelphia
Nov. 26 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Dec. 23 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Jan. 2 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia (NHL Winter Classic)
Feb. 5 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Feb. 11 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia
April 3 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Nov. 26 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 2 p.m.
Nov. 29 Rangers vs. Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 1 Rangers vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Dec. 3 Rangers at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Dec. 5 Rangers vs. Toronto, 7 p.m.
* Marc Staal has missed 19 games after being put on the Injured Reserve list on Oct. 5 due to a concussion.
* Mike Rupp has missed 12 games due to a knee injury, suffered on Oct. 24.
* Wojtek Wolski has missed eight games due to a groin injury, suffered on Nov. 3.
* The Rangers have lost 48 total man-game to injuries or illness this season.